- Channeled Scablands Theory
- Columbia River Flood Basalts Learn about the great floods that swept across the Pacific Northwest thousands of years ago.
- Edwards Aquifer The Edwards Aquifer is a unique groundwater system and one of the most prolific artesian aquifers in the world located in south central Texas.
- Ground Water Cleanup at Superfund Sites
- Aquifers in the U.S. Aquifers included in the 2003 “Principal Aquifers” U.S. map and data.
Lesson Plans and More
- EPA Classroom Activities & Experiments
- The Water Dance: Using Science and Poetry To Investigate and Interpret the Water Cycle. This curriculum unit is designed to entice sixth graders initially to learn about and ultimately to care about water.
- What is an Aquifer? Grades 7-9. This lesson demonstrates the meaning of the terms groundwater, porosity, aquifer, and water table*. It helps students better understand how and why water is stored underground, and what can happen if the water is drained or polluted.
Things To Do
- Darby Duck and the Aquatic Crusaders
- Ground Water Institute for Teachers A unique two-day training program that the American Ground Water Trust developed in 2000 to help educators increase their understanding of ground water science and water resource issues.
- Measuring Water
- Water Questions and Answers
- The Water Sourcebooks U.S. EPA’s Water Sourcebooks contain 324 activities for grades K-12 divided into four sections: K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12. Each section is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters.
- Making Discoveries: Groundwater Activities for the Classroom and Community, Groundwater Foundation
- Safe Drinking Water Act Poster – Request one for your classroom.
- Water: To the Last Drop Video- Travel to Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Middle East to look at the natural history of water and investigate the latest technologies used to make available water safe.